No information. According to his descendants, it is not even
certain whether his family name was Porges.
His sons may have
changed their name to Porges when they arrived in the United
States. The reason is unknown.
Porges (b. Paris France ?, d. 07/03/1944)
married Flora Roden/Rosenberg(?)
(b. New York city ?, d. 02/05/1919)
Melvin F. Porges (b. 04/07/1925,
d. 02/1994), married 1951 Caroline Gilmore (b. Hollywood
Porges (b. 1856, Russia, d. Chicago 1925) moved to the USA
married Eva Rosenberg (b. NYC). He was a druggist in Chicago.
D. Porges (b. Chicago 23/08/1895; d. Highland
Park, Il. 26/06/1988)
married Jeanette Lieberman (b. Duluth
MI, 1901, d. Highland Park IL 1984)
After obtaining a degree in electrical
engineering from the Armour Institute of Technology (later
Institute of Technology), on 18 September 1918
he received a commission as an Ensign in the U.S. Naval
Force, later converting to the regular Navy (also with the
temporary rank of Ensign).
During the rest of 1918 and the
first four months of 1919 he was assigned to the Submarine
Base, New London
(located at Groton, Connecticut), the U.S.
Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, and the Receiving Ship
Boston, Massachusetts. In about May 1919, Ensign Porges
became an officer of the transport USS Patricia.
his commission on 25 June 1919, with the rank of Lieutenant
Following his Navy service, Porges worked as an electrical
sales engineer and later entered business as a
of electronics equipment, sporting goods and other items.
He retired in 1958 and was subsequently active in dog breeding
He had resided in Highland
Park, Illinois since 1940.
Porges (b. Chicago 1935) married Richard Guggenheim (b.
Chicago 1923). Gail has two sons :
Saltzstein (b. Chicago 1963)
Porges Frankel (b. 1932) married Gerald Frankel (d. 1995).
They have 2 children Jeffrey & Kate Frankel.
Porges Lowell (b. Chicago 1901, d. Los Angeles 1993). She
had 1 daughter Diane Greenberg.
Porges Wilson (b. Chicago 1892, d. Chicago 1959).
She had 2 daughters Bobette Wilson Teitelman (b.1917, d.
1995) and dorothy Wilson siegel (b. 1920)
Source : Jeff Porges (2005),
Gail Guggenheim (2007)